Category Archives: MySQL

Portfolio – Selected Projects – WordPress, Squarespace, HTML, CSS, etc.

To see everything I’ve worked on recently, see my RESUME.

    → Custom, mobile-responsive form with smart tooltips
    → Form data sent to backend dashboard in realtime
    → Integrations: ConvertKit, QuizMaker, Twilio SMS, Paypal
    → Private dashboard features Slack-like chat interface
  • (2011-2017)
    → Replaced WordPress with a custom PHP application to gather more news
    → 1000s of feeds & photos are downloaded hourly to 100s of categories
    → Custom code tracks today’s most popular headlines
    → Responsive design for millions of posts using WordPress Elementy theme
    → Custom Mailchimp API integration, newsletter & ad designs
    → WordPress real estate theme updates: color scheme, navigation, content changes
    → Clickable community map for navigation, master plan annotation graphics
    → Custom contact form for lead generation
    → Video transcoding for cross-platform HTML5 video player with custom thumbnail graphic
  • psychotherapist-counselor-website
    → Custom counselor/therapist website template
    → Worked with client on color scheme and concept
    → Each page has a different quote, animated with jQuery
    → Google Apps email hosting setup
  • (new design not live yet)
    → Albert Doepner template (above) converted to one column for mobile
    → Option for each page to have a background image
    → Finger-swipe navigation, fast single-page app (SPA)
  • shoppingblog-500 &
    → Migration to faster server, blogs average nearly 1 million views/month
    → Design changes led to $4000/month increase in Adsense revenue
    → Custom “Recently In This Category” plugin & new header design
    → Custom contact form plugin with image uploader for readers to submit photos
  • custom-bbpress-theme (now offline)
    → Created mobile-friendly, minimal bbPress forum theme for WordPress
    → One-click LinkedIn social login through LinkedIn API captures LinkedIn URL
    → Created concept, content, logo and matching CSS colors
  • wordpress-search-plugin-500 (now offline)
    → WordPress plugin browses MySQL data, sorts realtime fundraising data
    → No page refreshes, AJAX animated with jQuery
    → Filter by branch, location and need, cookies remember search preferences and page you\’re on
    → Created from designer\’s mockup in two weeks
  • news-network-500 (now offline)
    → Multi-city, multi-domain news network wanted a better way to manage multiple WordPress blogs
    → Merged all databases to circumvent complexity of WordPress Multisite, custom NginX config for unlimited cities and unlimited domains
    → Editors publish posts to cities simply clicking WordPress categories